Metalwork mallets

large diameter heads & long reach heads in double wedge, round & flat
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Heads are home grown & seasoned holly, wedges are mahogany & handles are beech.
knoba - metalwork mallets

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Handles turned from old table legs, spoke shaved ovoid, danish oiled and burnished smooth with 00 wire wool.
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Added extra weight with heated and shrunk rings
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3 smaller mallets, beech dowel handles, holly heads.
knoba - metalwork mallets

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All heads danish oil soaked in poly bag, finish left on heads
knoba - metalwork mallets

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knoba - metalwork mallets

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knoba - metalwork mallets

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Materials:
Large heads: 2 x 125x50 mm o/d (5"x2" o/d) holly
Long reach heads: 2 x 180x40 mm o/d (7"x1 1/2" o/d) holly
Small heads: 3 x 100x32 mm o/d (4"x1 1/4" o/d) holly
Large head handles: 2 x 280x40 mm o/d (11"x1 1/2" o/d) beech
Long reach head handles: 2 x 325x40 mm o/d (12 1/4"x1 1/2" o/d) beech
Small head handles: 3 x 330x15 mm o/d (13"x19/32" o/d) beech
Danish oil
00 Wire wool

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Wood-database.com – holly & beech

Colron – refined danish oil

Liberon – steel wool

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Bumping file

Bumping file for car bodywork, made from old straight file
knoba - bumping file - 01

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Double ended with reversible “plasti-dip” handle.
knoba - bumping file - 02

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Smoothed section in centre for index finger.
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Plasti-dip – Specialty coatings

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Wood carving mallet

Made from stock; copper, holly & cherry…
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knoba - wood carving mallet

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The wood database – European Cherry

The wood database – English Holly

Matweb – Copper datasheet

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Flattening plate

Flattening plate for hammering metal flat made from RSJ
Flattening plate

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Flattening plate

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Hammerite – Direct to Rust Metal Paint

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Folding Bar

Folding Bar for making neat folds/bends in metal made from single piece of 2″ equal angle
Bending iron

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Different radii on each edge.
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Parker Steel – Black Carbon Steel Equal Angles

Hammerite – Direct to Rust Metal Paint

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